Greenville, SC (January 14, 2024) – A young child lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday evening, January 11. The accident was reported to the South Carolina Highway Patrol at approximately 6:00 p.m.
According to official reports, and SUV was backing up at of a residential lot when they struck a child. The child was severely hurt due to the accident. Despite medical efforts, the child was pronounced deceased while at the scene from their injuries. The incident is currently under investigation.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal crashes take tens of thousands of lives across the United States each year. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents take place right here in our states. Far too often, fatal collisions are reported as a result of the negligent and careless actions of other drivers. Some of the leading factors include:
- Distracted driving: Texting or other distractions take the driver’s attention from the road ahead, contributing to fatal accidents due to compromised focus.
- Reckless driving: Aggressive actions while behind the wheel between travel lanes dramatically increase the risk of collisions taking place, which may result in fatalities.
- Running red lights or stop signs: Ignoring traffic signals at intersections increases the risk of fatal crashes taking place at these locations.
The loss of a loved one is never easy, and the financial burden that comes with it can make the grieving process even harder. That’s why working with an experienced wrongful death lawyer is crucial in order to obtain the maximum compensation for your losses. A reputable attorney will guide you through the legal process and help gather all necessary evidence to prove fault, ensuring that justice is served for your family during this difficult time.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we strive to provide comfort and support for families during these difficult times by fighting for justice and fair compensation on their behalf. While nothing can replace the loss of a family member, our dedicated team of attorneys are here to alleviate the financial burden and seek closure. If you or your family has suffered this type of loss, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free case evaluation. Let us help bring some peace and justice during this challenging time. Contact us for a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience by calling (800) 693-7833. Our skilled personal injury lawyers will work tirelessly to fight for the full and fair compensation you deserve so that you can focus on healing with your family. You do not have to go through this alone. Instead, let us be there for you every step of the way.